November 12th, 2002
No H8 For This "Mile"
Yes, there can be
successful actors/musicians! As the numbers proved over the
weekend, the highly buzzed and anticipated 8 Mile finally opened with a
whopping 51.2 million. I actually saw the film and enjoyed
it, despite its flaws. But I can definitely see why people
like it and why it just may define a generation. Expect this
one to hold up pretty well in the coming weeks.
The Santa Clause
get much of a drop with 24.7 million, now reaching a solid
60 million. Also doing quite well is The Ring, which has been holding
steady for the past three weeks and is riding a ton of
audience buzz. Expect it to pass 100 million shortly. This
weekend it made 15.5 million.
a dud with 8.8 this weekend, followed by Jackass: The
7.1 million. The party is starting to end for
My Big Fat
Greek Wedding, but it's still doing amazingly well
with 5.8 million. Not only is it now being touted as the
highest indie grosser of all time, but it's now the highest
grossing film ever that never reached the number one spot on
the box office charts.
almost being evicted out of the top ten with 3.8 million,
Ship brought in another 3.1 million. Tying
out for the last spots were Femme Fatale and Julie Taymor's Frida, each with 2.7
Next weekend, be
prepared as The Chamber Of Secrets opens...